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2/23/2020
Cloud-In-Hand® Solutions Platform supports idChamp® MT8 Android 8-inch tablet with built-in UHF RFID, 2D Barcode, & NFC readers. Attendance: Sign in and out of meetings, monitor training sessions, and know who’s on site day-to-day. Time Tracking: Automate employee clock-in, store digital records, and simplify payroll, compliance, and auditing. Headcount: Create virtual stations for employees to check-in during emergencies. Open Check-In: Continuously track employee scans at site entry points Open Check-In/Check-Out: Track “check-in” and “check-out” scans at entry/exit…
1/20/2020
Bluetooth Keyboard HID (Human Interface Device) is a popular method of sending data from RFID, Barcode, Scales, Sensors, and such to iPads, iPhones, Android, Windows devices. Bluetooth Low Energy BLE mode introduced with Bluetooth 4.0 added a better method for fast and reliable Bluetooth device support. BLE mode discovers faster, sends data faster, and is more reliable than Bluetooth HID/Keyboard mode.Ser Serialio.com's SerialMagic app provides the ability to post keystrokes from BLE devices as keystrokes to any application thus providing the same convenience of Bluetooth keyboard mode…
11/23/2019
iPhone 11 now supports reading RFID employee access badge CSN (Card Serial Number) - UID (Unit ID) - NDEF (NFC Data Exchange Format) form NFC chip. Serialio.com adds support for this new option along with unmatched number of methods to read RFID & NFC tag values via Bluetooth and WiFi that have been provided since 2009. Here is a short video showing how iPhone 11 is used by stratus-io app to read employee access badge CSN values for check-in.
11/1/2019
As more applications rely on Internet connectivity, the reliability of the Internet becomes more core to the success of business. According to the National Internet Segments’ Reliability Survey in 2017-2018*, USA ranked 7th (moving down two places since last survey) Many ISPs tout reliability of their service, however the reality is more than 45% of ISP’s have only one connection to an upstream transit provider*. For many solutions, Cloud-In-Hand® stratus-io can improve reliability by mitigating poor Internet connectivity with it's flexible and powerful off-line capability. Feel free to…
10/13/2019
Are you considering Bluetooth for connecting RFID-NFC reader, barcode scanner or other application that requires reliable connectivity? Perhaps you’ve found questions about Bluetooth reliability like: Why isn't Bluetooth more reliable 100% of the time? Why do Bluetooth connections randomly disconnect? Many solutions considering wireless Bluetooth connections concerned with reliability may opt for cables due to an unclear reputation of Bluetooth reliability fostered by poor implementations and low quality products.   While cabled connections don’t have wireless connectivity issues,…
8/1/2019
Who cares about unique ID values? Being able to capture data in any environment opens the door for meaningful analytics. In an example, we’re going to discuss what we can collect data on, how we collect data, and what it can be used for. Let’s say we’ve got multiple products being managed and taken through an assembly line. Each product is handled by several employees at different stages throughout production. Right away we have a lot of variables. We’ve got the different product types, each unique individual, and each stage--which may or may not have their own workflows and responses.…
6/5/2018
Accuracy in data entry could be one of the most important tasks anyone does within a business. Data drives sales, marketing decisions, accounting, and basically every aspect of your everyday job. In an AIIM study in 2014, 68% of businesses believed that "business-at-the-speed-of-paper" is unacceptable and almost half stated that removing paper from most of their business processes has been the single, most effective improvement to productivity. Even though data entry is of the utmost importance, many businesses are still manually entering data. However, this opens companies up to problems…
5/31/2018
Click. Click. Click. Click. The infamous sound of a button being pressed. A big part of our lives is spent doing this monotonous task in our personal and work lives. Whether it be surfing channels on tv, typing reports, scanning barcodes, or pressing the snooze button on your alarm, we spend a lot of time pressing buttons. iScanBrowser's now has a new Web Form Rule that allows you to automate this process. Check out this simple solution!   iScanBrowser Web Form Rules iScanBrowser has always enabled your workforce to use web applications with other Bluetooth devices, particularly…
5/21/2018
Any business will tell you that they want their employees to be productive. This usually means that employees need to be on time to work and allocate their working hours correctly. But how can HR track all of that data? Timeclock Management is a problem that every business faces. Check out this simple solution! Cloud-in-Hand® Timeclock Management Solution Cloud-in-Hand® Mobile Solution is a scalable platform that is tailored to improve your business workflow. The Timeclock Management solution is one of the many solutions that are provided with Cloud-in-Hand® Mobile Solution Platform. This…
5/10/2018
Beep... Beep... Beep... Beep... Price check on register 14. I was never a person that was good at waiting in lines, especially when I'm in a hurry. What if there was a way to scan all of my goods at one time? Well, that would probably be a very powerful scanner. What if it scans someone else's cart with mine? What if we could filter out just my cart and scan it in a second? Those who use RFID for asset tracking probably feel the same way. Well, Serialio can make that possible. Introducing Cloud-in-Hand Mobile Grid LLRP!   The New and Improved Cloud-in-Hand Mobile Grid   Cloud-…